3 December 2017
The Survey Blog

Fugro involved in a campaign to find the lost First World War Australian submarine, HMAS AE1

Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathy survey and a autonomous underwater vehicle for examination of the HMAS AE1 search area. The expedition will be led by the not-for-profit-company Find AE1 Ltd and supported by Fugro, the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Submarine Institute of Australia. The Silentworld Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on Australasian maritime archaeology,

1 December 2017
The Survey Blog

It’s time for Klein 3000 to give way to Klein 4000

After more than 10 years of service it’s now time for Klein 3000 Sidescan Sonar to give way to his successor Klein 4000. The Klein System 3000 is a proven workhorse across the globe. Since introduced in 2002, militaries, hydrographic surveyors and search and recovery specialists have used in the marine environments. What’s the differences?

29 November 2017
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Hypack Adds Support For Sonardyne Solstice Sonar In Hydrographic Software Packages

HYPACK, a Xylem brand, has announced that its market-leading HYPACK® MAX and HYSWEEP® hydrographic surveying packages can now be used to process and display data from Sonardyne’s Solstice side-scan sonar. With over 10,000 users around the world, HYPACK is the most widely used hydrographic software package in the world. The addition of the Sonardyne proprietary

28 November 2017
The Survey Blog

UXO Survey, could the efficiency be improved?

Have you ever heard about GeoWing? Performing a marine UXO survey in a dumping area it probably means that you are going to face a lot of readings from false positive. With a GeoWing system this step can be strongly reduced, minimizing the number of potential UXO targets that require a deeper investigation and dramatically reducing

23 November 2017
The Survey Blog

Multiphase Echosounder to Improve Shallow-Water Surveys

I found this article very useful to understand the capability of interferometric systems compared to the “classic” beamformer multibeam. I’d like to see your point of view about this, post your comments.   Hybrid Approach to Produce Bathymetry and Side Scan Data A detailed knowledge of shallow-water bathymetry is vital for a wide range of marine activities.